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By Ruth Thomas - February 12, 2020

TAKEOVER 2020! Artists in Residence
February 1 – April 12
TAKEOVER 2020! Artists include Jodi Bentivegna, Michael Butler, Isadora Capraro, Franco Cuttica, Esly Escobar, Melinda Hackett, Erica-Lynn Huberty, Dinah Maxwell Smith, Miles Partington, and Kerry Sharkey-Miller. Back by popular demand with 10 new artists-in-residence! For ten weeks in the winter of 2020 Southampton Arts Center will once again hand over its galleries to ten East End artists, each with an assigned space to set up a “pop-up” studio. Completed works will be installed and the artists will have scheduled weekly studio time in the galleries from Thursday to Sunday, 12-6 pm to create new works in a wide variety of mediums. A schedule will be posted online each week so the public can plan visits accordingly.
Southampton Arts Center, www.southamptonartscenter.org

DR. K’S MOTOWN REVIEW
February 15, 8 pm
Relive the magic of the 60’s sound as Dr. K’s Motown Revue recreates the music of the stars of Motown. This band takes you on a realistic journey of the Motown sound and has you sing along on every familiar Motown hit. Dr. K’s Motown Revue pays tribute to 4 Tops, Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Supremes, Jr. Walker, Smokey, Gladys Knight, Mary Wells, and many, many more. You’ll be dancing in your seat!
Tickets: $30
Bay Street Theater,
www.baystreet.org

STONE FLOWER – A SANTANA TRIBUTE
February 22, 8 pm
Formed by musicians who have an absolute drive and passion for the iconic music of Carlos Santana and shared a vision to form a truly percussive, high-energy tribute to the Hall of Fame Artist, and his Santana Band. The name “Stone Flower” comes from a song of the same name, from Carlos Santana’s “Caravanserai” album. Stone Flower performs songs from Santana’s early days at Woodstock through current songs that have stood the test of time and remain beloved by fans around the world.
Tickets: $30, $35
Bay Street Theater,
www.baystreet.org

FILM & TALK: QUEEN OF HEARTS: AUDREY FLACK
March 6, 6 pm – 8 pm
Director: Deborah Shaffer
Co-director: Rachel Reichman
An intimate look at the life and creative process of Parrish collection artist, sculptor, painter, feminist, and rebel Audrey Flack whose 70-year career evolved from Abstract Expressionism in the 1950s to Photorealism in the 1970s to still lifes and sculpture in the ensuing decades. One of the first women included in the famed Janson’s History of Art, Flack, at 88, is still creating with her unique style and indomitable spirit. Followed by a conversation with Audrey Flack and Parrish Director Terrie Sultan.
Admission: $15; $5 Members, Students, and Children
Parrish Art Museum,
www.parrishart.org

Kiss the Sky
March 7, 8 pm
The premiere Jimi Hendrix tribute band in the world re-creates the iconic moments of one of the most exciting guitarists of all-time. From the Jimi Hendrix Experience and Band of Gypsys’ eras through Monterey to Woodstock and more in meticulous detailed fashion, the Kiss the Sky look and sound is the most historically accurate production of Hendrix live. Jimy Bleu, a virtuoso left-handed guitarist just like Hendrix himself, recreates all the famous moves – playing guitar behind his back, head, between his legs and with his teeth. Kiss the Sky plays all of Jimi’s best hits including Fire, Hey Joe, All Along the Watchtower, Foxy Lady and more.
Tickets: $38
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, www.whbpac.org

82nd Artist Members Exhibition
March 7 – April 18
For 82 years Guild Hall has reserved space in its exhibition schedule for the Annual Guild Hall Artist Members Exhibition. The first installment took place in 1938, shortly after Guild Hall’s inception in 1931 and is the oldest non-juried show on Long Island and one of the few non-juried exhibitions still running. Due to the wonderful popularity of this exhibition, around 400 artists participate each year. Susan Thompson, Associate Curator at the Guggenheim Museum, will be this year’s awards juror. Thompson will review the entire exhibition and award up to 17 artists in many categories. The Top Honors award winner will be given a solo exhibition in the Museum’s Spiga Gallery.
Free Admission.
Guild Hall, www.guildhall.org

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